Spring 2001 Book List
Edited by Laurele Riippa. Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Robert Dahlin, Charles Hix, Julia Moberg, Karole Riippa and Bella Stander. -- 1/22/01
Sports | Business &Finance | Cookbooks, Wine &Entertaining | Humor
Outwitting Fish (Apr., $12.95) by Bill Adler presupposes that anglers are smarter then their quarry. 30,000 first printing.
Different Strokes (May, $12.95) by Mona Vold renders the lives and teachings of sportswomen. 25,000 first printing.
ADDAX PUBLISHING GROUP
Yankees to Fighting Irish: What's Behind Your Favorite Team's Nickname? (June, $14.95) by Michael Leo Donovan explores the origins of team names. 15,000 first printing.
Reprint: See How She Runs: Marion Jones &the Making of a Champion (May, $13) by Ron Rapoport. 20,000 first printing.
On Bullfighting (Mar., $11) by A.L. Kennedy transports readers inside Spanish bull rings.
Junior Golf (Mar., $14.95) by Nick Wright is a full-color illustrated manual for teaching youngsters aged 10 to 16.
The Cosmic Laws of Golf (and Everything Else) (Mar., $12.95) by Printer Bowler approaches the sport from mental, spiritual and philosophical angles.
Rebel with a Cause: A Season with NASCAR Star Tony Stewart (Apr., $15.95) by Monte Dutton is a race-by-race account of the rising star's 2000 Winston Cup season.
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook: 2001 Edition (July, $21.95), edited by Chris Dortch, is a thorough analysis of college football.
Heart of a Champion: Profiles in Character (Mar., $12.99) by Clark Kellogg. The CBS Sports commentator offers inspirational vignettes of athletes, including Michelle Akers and Darryl Waltrip.
Reprints: The Greatest Player Who Never Lived: A Golf Story (Mar., $12.95) by J. Michael Veron; Loose Balls: Easy Money, Hard Fouls, Cheap Laughs, and True Love in the NBA (Mar., $12.95) by Jayson Williams with Steve Friedman; Fair Ball: A Fan's Case for Baseball (Apr., $12.95) by Bob Costas.
PGA National Complete Golf Manual (Apr., $18.95) by Mike Adams and T.J. Tomasi employs stop-action photography to illustrate skills and techniques.
The Golf Book of Lists (Apr., $16.99) by Mitch Kaplan is a humorous compendium of players, courses, Web sites and more.
The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations: From Hank Aaron to the Zone (June, $16.95) by Carlo DeVito collects more than 3,000 quotes on a wide spectrum of topics.
Flyfishing for the Clueless (June, $12.95) by Donald A. Henderson is an illustrated guide for novices.
The Notre Dame Football Encyclopedia: The Ultimate Guide to America's Favorite College Team (Aug., $19.95) by Keith Marder et al. is a partisan reference devoted to the Fighting Irish.
Venus on the Fairway: Creating a Swing--and a Game--That Works for Women (Apr., $17.95) by Debbie Steinbach with Kathlene Bissell aims to bridge the instructional gender gap.
The Essence of Flycasting (Apr., $21.95) by Mel Krieger is an instructive text with photographs.
DA CAPO PRESS
Sports Guy: In Search of Corkball, Warroad Hockey, Hooters Golf, Tiger Woods, and the Big, Big Game (Mar., $15) by Charles P. Pierce is an anthology culled from such publications as Esquire and GQ. Ad/promo.
The Mental Keys of Hitting: A Handbook for Performance Enhancement (Mar., $16.95) by H.A. Dorfman outlines the mental discipline necessary to be better at bat.
DILLMAN KARATE INTERNATIONAL
Humane Pressure Point Self-Defense (Mar., $24.95) by George Dillman with Chris Thomas propounds humane but effective techniques to halt violence with minimal risk of causing injury. Ad/promo.
Allen &Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Camping Book (Mar., $14.95) by Allen O'Bannon and Mike Clelland supplies information on backpacking with a light touch.
Rock Climbing New England (Apr., $35) by Stewart Green features famous climbing areas, plus not-so-celebrated crags.
Best Bass Tips: Secrets of Successful Lure Fishing (May, $16.95) by Steve Price demystifies catching largemouth bass.
Tennis Skills: The Player's Guide (June, $14.95) by Tom Sadzeck teaches drills and skills used by professionals.
Colorado's Thirteeners: 13,800 to 13,999 Feet, from Hikes to Climbs (Apr., $19.95) by Gerry Roach and Jennifer Roach is a full-color guidebook to Coloradan peaks, with annotated photographs and topographic maps.
Colorado's Lost Creek Wilderness: Classic Summit Hikes (Apr., $14.95) by Gerry Roach and Jennifer Roach includes b &w photographs and maps.
GHB PUBLISHERS (3906 Old Highway 94 South, Suite 300, St. Charles, Mo. 63304; 636-441-7991)
Jaromir Jagr (Mar.) by John Delapina and Mark Messier (Mar., $12.95 each) by Jeff Gordon are two titles in the Sport Snaps series of photographic biographies of contemporary athletes.
Hike America: Virginia: An Atlas of Virginia's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Apr., $17.95) by Mary and Bill Burnham showcases top hiking trails.
Rails-to-Trails Wisconsin: The Official Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Guidebook (May, $14.95) by Phil Van Valkenberg is a guide to 63 multi-use rail-trails.
Home Run (June, $12), edited by George Plimpton, assembles writings on baseball from such all-stars as John Updike and Don DeLillo. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia: From the Legendary to the Obscure, 500 Baseball Questions Covering All the Numbers, the Moments, the Records, Even the Nicknames (May, $10.95) by Ken Shouler. 25,000 first printing. 25-city radio tour.
Creative Coaching (Mar., $15.95) by Jerry Lynch has practical insights on developing athletes today.
Bollettieri's Tennis Handbook (Apr., $24.95) by Nick Bollettieri offers instruction based on the high-profile mentor's teaching system.
The Swim Coaching Bible (May, $21.95), edited by Dick Hannula and Nort Thornton, compiles wisdom from a wide array of swimming coaches.
the LYONS PRESS
Field &Stream: The Complete Hunter and ...Fisherman (Apr., $19.95 each) by Field &Stream editors are handbooks for people at all levels of expertise.
Wake of the Green Storm (Apr., $13.95) by Marlin Bree combines his experience in the 1999 "storm of the century" on Lake Superior with tales of other boaters during Great Lakes storms. Advertising. Author tour.
MENASHA RIDGE (dist. by Globe Pequot)
Mount Rogers Outdoor Recreation Handbook: A Complete Guide for Hikers, Campers, Equestrians, and Other Outdoor Enthusiasts (Mar., $16.95) by Johnny Molloy covers this waiting-to-be-discovered area in Virginia's Appalachian Mountains.
Inn-to-Inn Walking Guide: Virginia and West Virginia (Apr., $14.95) by Su Clauson-Wicker maps country rambles for walkers of any ability.
Rock &Ice Goldline: Stories of Climbing Adventure and Tradition (June, $19.95) by Gregory Crouch anthologizes stories from his Rock &Ice magazine column.
Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber (June, $22.95) by Mark Twight, collects the writings by the climber known as Dr. Doom.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Reprints: The Pride of Havana (May, $14.95) by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria; Past Time: Baseball as History (May, $13.95) by Jules Tygiel.
Fishing Adventures in Florida: Sport Fishing with Light Tackle (Apr., $TBA) by Max Huhn relates yarns about fishing for tarpon, snook, bass and more in the Everglades and up the Gulf Coast.
The Sail Book of Common Sense Cruising (Apr., $19.95), edited by Patience Wales, is the collected counsel from authors whose 30 articles appeared in Sail Magazine.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV. PRESS
Reprints: The St. Louis Cardinals: The Story of a Great Baseball Club (Mar., $15.95) by Frederick G. Lieb; The Chicago Cubs (Mar., $15.95) by Warren Brown.
The Low-Impact Trail Riding Guide (June, $19.95) by Don West suggests how to travel and camp with a horse and leave no trace on the environment.
Porsche 356 (June, $19.95) by Laurence Meredith uses archival photographs to document the car's history and the evolution of the 356 body style.
TEN SPEED PRESS
New Zealand GolfCross (Apr., $12.95) by Burton Silver focuses on the game of golfcross, a new take on golf played with an oval ball; competition-grade golfcross ball and rubber tee-adapter included.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Game Day (Apr., $19.95) by Derek Jeter. The Yankee shortstop offers a behind-the-scenes look at his life and his game. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Real Sports Her s (May, $13), edited by John Garrity, gathers inspirational stories about athletes from Sports Illustrated.
Reprint: The Babe (Apr., $25) by Lawrence S. Ritter and Mark Rucker.
Reprint: Where the Game Matters Most (Mar., $14.95) by William Gildea.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
Blue Ice: The Story of Michigan Hockey (July; $18.95, cloth $29.95) by John U. Bacon follows the hockey program from its inception in the 1920s through the 1998 NCAA national championships.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Much More Than a Game: Players, Owners, and American Baseball Since 1921 (Mar.; $19.95, cloth $55) by Robert F. Burk zer s in on the turbulent labor history of American baseball.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Catching Big Fish on Light Fly Tackle (Apr.; $19.95, cloth $50) by Tom Wendelburg with Jeff Mayers supplies the acumen of the outdoor writer.
Reprint: On Golf: Lessons from America's Master Teacher (May, $14.95) by Jim Flick with Glen Waggoner.
Anna Kournikova (May, $20) by Karen Farrington is a pictorial homage, with two pullout posters, to the tennis star celebrated for her looks, if not always her game.
Blacks in Tennis: A Global History of a "White Sport" and Its Colorful Players (May, $18.95) by Sundiata A.K. Djata explores black participation in tennis throughout the world. Author tour.
Sea Kayaking Safety and Rescue (Apr., $16.95) by John Lull takes an activist approach to open-water protection.
The Stormrider Guide:North America (Mar., $39.95), edited by Drew Kampion, traces the entire surfable coastline of North America. A Low Pressure Publications book.
WILDERNESS ADVENTURES PRESS
Flyfisher's Guide to Utah (Mar., $26.95) by James B. DeMoux comes from a resident of Bountiful who has fly-fished his home state for more than 30 years.
WILLOW (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
World of Tennis 2001 (Mar., $22.95), edited by John Barrett, is a yearbook published in association with the International Tennis Federation.
Tae Kwon Do for Women (May, $16.95) by Jennifer Lawler addresses the differences that women bring to this sport over men.
The Everything Hot Careers Book (Apr., $12.95) by Ronald Reis points readers to careers suited to their skills. 20,000 first printing.
Fastread Getting Out of Debt (Apr., $5.95) by Adams Media editors enables people to clean up their credit. 25,000 first printing.
ALM PUBLISHING (dist. by IPG)
The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web (July, $34.95) by Robert J. Ambrogi assesses resources for both lawyers and nonlawyers. 20,000 first printing. $90,000 ad/promo.
Do You Dot-Com?: A Neophyte's Field Guide to Understanding Life at an Internet Company (May, $17.95) by Gustav Carlson helps managers navigate from a structured offline organization to an Internet enterprise.
The Get-Started Guide to E-Commerce: Getting Online, Creating Successful Web Sites, Order Fulfillment, Getting Notice (May, $19.95) by Danielle Zilliox explains e-commerce to small-business owners and managers.
Get Weird!: 101 Innovative Ways to Make Your Company a Great Place to Work (May, $17.95) by John Putzier advocates thinking "outside the box" to increase productivity.
Reprint: eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalism at Work (June, $15.95) by Randall E. Stross.
Careers in Art and Graphic Design (Apr.) by Ronald A. Reis; ...in Sports Fitness and Recreation (May) by Robert F. Wilson; and ...with Animals (May, $10.95 each) by Audrey Pavia describe job opportunities waiting to be tapped.
Online Operator: Legal Guide to Starting and Operating an Internet Business (Mar., $19.95) by Bernard B. Kamoroff. A CPA tells how to conduct business on the Internet. 20,000 first printing.
Internet Jobs for the Rest of Us: They're Not Just for Geeks Anymore (Mar., $12.95) by Deborah Gallant and Cindy Grogan explains the transference of present skills to the Internet.
It's Who You Know: The Who, What, When, Where, and How of Networking (Aug., $13) by Bret Saxon and Elliot Goldman discloses secrets for business and life.
The 3 Keys to Empowerment: Release the Power Within People for Astonishing Results (Mar., $12.95) by Ken Blanchard et al. presents hands-on answers to real-life questions.
When Corporations Rule the World: Second Edition (Apr., $14.95) by David C. Korten looks at the concentration of power in global corporations and financial markets and suggests reforms.
The Savvy Woman's Guide to Owning a House (Apr., $17.95) by Kitty Werner eliminates intimidation arising from going it alone.
Reprints: Irrational Exuberance (Apr., $15.95) by Robert J. Shiller; Lead to Succeed: 10 Traits of Great Leadership in Business and Life (May, $14) by Rick Pitino with Bill Reynolds.
Unseen Wealth: The Value of Corporate Intangible Assets (Apr., $14.95) by Margaret M. Blair and Steven M.H. Wallman examines the current shift in the way corporations are structured and valued from tangible to intangible assets.
CAMBRIDGE UNIV. PRESS
Mobile Commerce (Mar., $34.95) by Paul May outlines the operation of the technical, technological and business sides of wireless commerce.
The Innovative Woman (May, $16.99) by Norma Carr-Ruffino stresses enjoying the risks of exploring new paths to success.
Good Service Is Good Business (July, $14.99) by Catherine DeVrye supplies ideas that readers can put to immediate use to boost profits.
Reprint: Invest Like Warren Buffett, Live Like Jimmy Buffett: A Money Manual for Those Who Haven't Won the Lottery (Aug., $12) by Luki Vail.
KISS Guide to Selling (June, $18.95) by Ken Lloyd covers time management, setting goals and building rapport with accounts.
Team Troubleshooter: How to Find and Fix Team Problems (Mar., $32.95) by Robert W. Barner breaks down quandaries into manageable, solvable bits.
Reprint: Lessons from the Top: The Search for America's Best Business Leaders (Apr., $15.95) by Thomas J. Neff and James M. Citrin.
Extreme Entrepreneur: Intelligent Information from the Edge (Apr., $17.95) by Mark Baven with Don Logay. Maverick entrepreneurs serve up innovative advice.
Think Big: Make Millions from Your Ideas (Apr., $19.95) by Don Debelak maps the ways to bring a new product or service to market.
Values Shift: The New Work Ethic and What It Means for Business (Mar., $18.95) by John B. Izzo and Pam Withers focuses on six major shifts in what people expect from their employers. 10-city author tour.
Fell's Official Know-It-All Guide: Mortgage Maze (Mar.) by Cedric Campbell and ...Online Investing (Mar., $16.95 each) by William M. Frantz equip readers with inside information. Ad/promo.
Reprints: B2B Exchanges: The Killer Application in the Business-to-Business Internet Revolution (Mar., $17) by Arthur B. Scully and W. William A. Woods. 35,000 first printing; Taken for a Ride: How Daimler-Benz Drove off with Chrysler (June, $15) by Bill Vlasic and Bradley A. Stertz. 40,000 first printing; The Keys to the Kingdom: How Michael Eisner Lost His Grip (Aug., $16) by Kim Masters. 50,000 first printing.
The New York Times Management Reader: The Hot Ideas and Best Practices from the New World of Business (May, $16), edited by Brent Bowers and Deidre Leipziger.
Reprint: Sony (Apr., $15) by John Nathan.
Organize Your Start Up!: Simple Methods to Help You Start the Business of Your Dreams (Apr.) and Organize Your Business Travel!: Simple Routines for Managing Your Work When You're Out of the Office (Apr., $10.95 each) by Ronni Eisenberg with Kate Kelly assist in managing business life.
Reprint: EVEolution: The Eight Truths of Marketing to Women (June, $14.95) by Faith Popcorn with Lys Marigold.
International Business Information on the Web: Searcher Magazine's Guide to Sites &Strategies for Global Business Research (May, $29.95) by Sheri R. Lanza cites overseas buyers, foreign suppliers, potential partners and more.
Long Term Care: Your Financial Planning Guide (May, $16) by Phyllis Shelton. Design a strategy without expending all the assets.
Know Your Legal Rights (Aug., $17.95) by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine editors covers everything from auto insurance to zoning regulations. Ad/promo.
Even a Geek Can Speak (Mar., $14.95) by J y Asher proposes a three-step formula for organizing any high-tech business presentation.
MAXIMUM PRESS (dist. by IPG)
101 Internet Businesses You Can Start from Home (July, $29.95) by Susan Sweeney explains start-up dot-coms.
Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett (Mar., $19.95) by Andrew Kilpatrick chronicles the investor from childhood to current headline-making transactions.
The Startup Garden: How Growing a Business Grows You (May, $18.95) by Tom Ehrenfeld finds ventures suitable to one's talent, experience and personality.
Cathedral and the Bazaar: The Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary (Apr., $17.95) by Eric S. Raymond is the manifesto defining the Open Source software movement.
Leadership Begins with You: 3 Rules That Will Transform Your Job into a Career (Apr., $15.95) by Mary Riley promises unlimited rewards.
Reprint: Trust on Trial: How the Microsoft Case Is Reframing the Rules of Competition (Apr., $16) by Richard B. McKenzie.
PLANNED TELEVISION ARTS
Reprint: The Soul at Work (Apr., $17.95) by Roger Lewin and Birute Regine.
POPCORN PRESS (dist. by IPG)
Capitate Your Kids: Teaching Your Teens Financial Independence (Mar., $16.95) by John E. Whitcomb teaches children about financial responsibility. Advertising. Author publicity.
PRENTICE HALL press
Break the Rules and Get a Great Job Fast (May, $14) by William A. Cohen turns conventional job-search advice on its head.
Money Rules! (May, $16) by Juliette Fairley. Geared toward 20- and 30-something adults, this investment counsel comes with a CD-ROM.
Internet Launch Pad (June, $22) by Marc Kramer outlines everything from writing a winning business plan to securing financial backing.
Your First Year in Sales (July) by Tim Connor; ...in Real Estate (July) by Dirk Zeller and ...as a Nurse (July, $19.95 each) by Donna Cardillo provide essential information and advice from experts.
RIDER (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
How to Make Your First Million (Mar., $8.95) by Lillian Too charts the golden path to fortune.
The Way of the Ronin: Riding the Ways of Chance (Mar., $12.95) by Beverly Potter. Career strategy is based on the metaphor of the Ronin, the Japanese free samurai. $20,000 ad/promo.
San Francisco Job Source: The Only Source You Need to Land the Job of Your Choice in Northern California (Apr., $15.95) by Mary McMahon and Ruthann Haffke lists more than 8,000 job contacts in the area. $45,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Reprint: The Fortune Tellers: Inside Wall Street's Game of Money, Media, and Manipulation (June, $15) by Howard Kurtz.
Please Send Money (Apr., $16.95) by Dara Duguay. This financial survival guide is aimed at young adults living on their own.
Repair Your Credit and Deal with Debt (July, $18.95) by Brette McWhorter Sember leads the way to financial stability.
American Express Official Tax Guide 2001 (Apr., $16.95) by American Express is filled with accessible information.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Turn It Off: How to Unplug from the Anytime-Anywhere Office Without Disconnecting Your Career (Mar., $12) by Gil Gordon proposes a method for balancing personal and professional time. Author publicity.
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Personal Finances: How to Spend Less, Save More, and Make the Most of What You Have (May, $14) by Ilyce R. Glink organizes individual goals.
TheBest Business Stories of the Year (Mar., $14), edited by Andrew Leckey and Marshall L b, collects a year's worth of pertinent articles. Ad/promo. Author tour.
A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy: 82 Basic Economic Concepts That Will Change the Way You See the World (Apr., $12) by Randy Charles Epping is a third edition, revised and updated. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Electronic Money: Using the Internet to Take Charge of Your Financial Life (Mar., $TBA) by Bill Harris advocates using a PC to manage finances.
Reprint: Leading with the Heart: Coach K's Successful Strategies for Basketball, Business, and Life (Mar., $13.95) by Mike Krzyzewski with Donald T. Phillips.
Cookbooks, Wine &Entertaining
The Guiltless Gourmet (May, $14.95) by Judy Gilliard gathers more than 300 quick and easy recipes. 17,500 first printing.
AMERICAN EXPRESS (dist. by Sterling)
Food &Wine Magazine's Official Wine Guide 2001 (Mar., $11.95) by Alice S. Feiring shows how to select wine like a pro.
Martin Yan's Asian Favorites (Mar., $21.95) by Martin Yan. The PBS-TV chef, author and teacher takes readers on a cultural and culinary journey through Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong; includes 157 recipes. 20,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. 20-city author tour.
Barbecues 101: More Than 100 Recipes for Great Grilled, Smoked, and Barbecued Food (May, $15) by Rick Rodgers is the latest addition to the 101 series.
Strictly Shrimp (Apr., $14.95) by A.D. Livingston. The author of Strictly Steak tackles shrimp.
The Simply Grand Gardening Cookbook (May, $18.95) by Jean Ann Pollard and Peter Garrett. This grow-and-cook book shows how to prepare 68 vegetables perfectly.
Recipes from the Microbreweries of America: Starters &Salads; ...Sandwiches &Soups; ...Platters &Pizza (June, $9.95 each) by Leslie Mansfield. Each book includes recipes, profiles of breweries and suggestions for appropriate beers.
Frozen Assets Lite and Easy: How to Cook for a Day and Eat for a Month (Mar., $19.95) by Deborah Taylor-Hough is geared to healthy living with time and cost-saving benefits.
Buongiorno: Breakfast and Lunch Italian Style (Apr., $19.95) by Norman Kolpas dishes up ways to start the day right.
San Francisco Chronicle Cookbook Volume II: 375 All-New Recipes from America's Most Innovative Food Section (Apr., $22.95) by Michael Bauer and Fran Irwin contains recipes from respected food writers.
Weber's Big Book of Grilling (May, $24.95) by Jamie Purviance and Sandra McRae, photos by Tim Turner, presents more than 350 reliable grilling recipes.
Quick Pickles: Easy Recipes with Big Flavor (June, $18.95) by Chris Schlesinger, John Willoughby and Dan George presents simple recipes without the labor.
Reprints: After Dinner Drinks: Choosing, Serving, and Enjoying (Apr., $18.95) by Jon Beckman.
Organic Baby &Toddler Cookbook by Lizzie Vann and Organic Cookbook by Renee Elliot and Eric Treuille (May, $14.95 each) are guides with recipes and advice.
The Wines of the South of France (Aug., $20) by Rosemary George ranges from Banyuls to the Italian frontier plus the island of Corsica.
The Mediterranean Heart Diet: Why It Works and How to Reap the Health Benefits with Recipes to Get You Started (June, $16) by Helen V. Fisher with Cynthia Thomson covers the science behind the diet's health benefits; includes recipes.
The Classic 1000 Chicken Recipes (Apr., $9.95) by Carolyn Humphries offers favorites plus more adventurous fare from around the world using a range of poultry.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
Reprint: Born to Grill: An American Celebration (Apr., $15.95) by Cheryl Alters Jamison.
The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen: Meat-Free, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Dishes from the Healthiest Region Under the Sun (May, $17.95) by Donna Klein gathers more than 300 recipes with no substitutions necessary.
Blue Ribbon Preserves: Secrets to Award-Winning Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and More (June, $18.95) by Linda J. Amendt. A state fair prizewinner reveals her secrets and 200 recipes.
The Spices of Life: Piquant Recipes from Africa, Asia, and Latin America (Mar., $17.95) by Troth Wells offers recipes using familiar and unique spices.
Bento Box (July, $13.95) by Naomi Kijima features portable Japanese meals that can be made at home.
Ann Louise Gittleman's Eat Fat, Lose Weight Cookbook (Apr., $17.95) by Ann Louise Gittleman includes more than 150 original recipes, a dietary blueprint and a 21-day sample menu plan. Author tour.
LAUREL GLEN PUBLISHING
Portable Feasts (Apr., $14.95) by Clare Ferguson contains recipes for every occasion from a garden party to a beach barbecue.
Amazing Soy: A Complete Guide to Buying and Cooking This Nutritional Powerhouse with 250 Recipes (May, $20) by Dana Jacobi includes suggestions for choosing between the 30 different kinds of soy-based food products. 20,000 first printing. Author publicity.
O'BRIEN PRESS (dist. by IPG)
Irish Whiskey: A 1000 Year Tradition (May, $11.95) by Malachy Magee provides an account of the popular spirit, including information on distilleries in Ireland.
The Essential Catfish Cookbook (Mar., $TBA) by Shannon Harper and Janet Cope show the versatility of this Southern delicacy.
Balanced Vegetarian Meals: Quick, Low-Fat, Meatless Cooking with High Protein and Reduced Carbohydrate (July, $15.99) by Barbara Osgood-Hartness.
The Ultimate Low-Carb Diet Cookbook (Aug., $18.95) by Donna Pliner Rodnitzky offers recipes for those on Atkins, Carbohydrate Addicts, Protein Power and other low-carb diets.
QUAIL RIDGE PRESS
The Recipe Hall of Fame Quick and Easy Cookbook (Apr., $16.95) by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley collects quick-to-fix recipes from all over the country. 75,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Best of the Best from New York (Aug., $16.95) by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley contains recipes specifically selected from New York State.
The Intimate Vegetarian (June, $17.95) by Nancy Mair provides practical recipes for singles and couples.
The Best Pressure Cooker Recipes (Apr., $29.95) by Cinda Cavich. Use the new, easy-to-use pressure cookers to prepare meals in no time.
ST. MARTIN'S/LA WEEKLY BOOKS
Rommelman's Guide to Los Angeles Bars and Nightlife (May, $11.95) by Nancy Rommelman, LA Weekly's nightlife writer, is her guide to the hot spots.
Rancho Cooking: Mexican and California Recipes (Mar., $21.95) by Jacqueline Higuera McMahan takes cooks to the heart of the original California cuisine.
The Food Lover's Guide to Seattle (May, $16.95) by Katy Calcott points the way to the freshest ingredients in Seattle, from ethnic markets and authentic cheese makers to butchers, fishmongers and more.
Reprint: Le Cordon Bleu Quick Classics: Sophisticated Food in No Time at All (June, $19.95) by Jeni Wright and Le Cordon Bleu chefs.
Cooking for Long Life: The Tao of Food (May, $14.95) by Richard Craze and Roni Jay. Use Taoist principles in cooking and eating to increase longevity, boost energy, improve concentration and enhance sex.
TEN SPEED PRESS
The Top One Hundred Rice Dishes (Mar., $14.95) by Diane Seed explains how to master Italian rice dishes.
Reprints: Mayo Clinic Williams-Sonoma Cookbook: Simple Solutions for Eating Well (Apr., $22.95); Barbecue America: A Pilgrimage in Search of America's Best Barbecue (June, $18.95).
Reprint: Sultan's Kitchen: A Turkish Cookbook (May, $19.95) by Ã—zcan Ozan.
UNIV. OF NEVADA PRESS
Chorizos in an Iron Skillet: Memories and Recipes from an American Basque Daughter (June, $21.95) by Mary Ancho Davis. The author recalls her family's personal traditions and shares special memories from her mother's kitchen.
The Starving Students' Vegetarian Cookbook (July, $11.95) by Dede Hall. Geared to student vegetarians, most of the recipes take less than 15 minutes to prepare in only one pan. Advertising.
The Ultimate Smoothie Book: 101 Delicious Recipes for Blender Drinks, Frozen Desserts, Shakes, and More! (Aug., $10.95) by Cherie Calbom includes recipes, tips and nutritional advice.
Decorating Cookies (Apr., $16.95) by Joanna Farrow shows how to create special cookies for special occasions.
Cook Kids Cook (Mar., $14.95) by Donna Hay includes recipes for Spaceman Eggs and Jungle Curry, enabling kids to show off their culinary skills.
Flavours (Mar., $24.95) by Donna Hay celebrates the range of flavors used in modern cuisine including ginger, basil and mint.
WOLFHOUND PRESS (dist. by Interlink)
The Best of Irish Breads and Baking (Mar., $12.95) by Georgina Campbell gathers traditional and contemporary recipes.
How to Grill (A Barbecue! Bible Cookbook) (May, $19.95) by Steven Raichlen provides illustrations for more than 100 grilling techniques with instructions and all-new recipes. 100,000 first printing. 12-city author tour.
Excuse Me While I Wag: A Dilbert Book (Apr., $10.95) by Scott Adams is the 17th Dilbert collection. 200,000 first printing.
Nerd of the Rings: A FoxTrot Collection (Apr., $10.95) by Bill Amend depicts the clashes of everyday family life with humor. 150,000 first printing.
Are We An Us?: Zits Sketchbook 4 (May, $10.95) by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman portrays the ups and downs of being 15 years old. 75,000 first printing.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
It's a Mom Thing (Apr., $10.95) by Jan King explores the different hats moms wear. 25,000 first printing.
It's a Dog's Life, Snoopy (Apr., $11.95) by Charles M. Schulz presents a new collection of comic strips, never before in book form.
Reprint: Garfield at Large (June, $9.95) by Jim Davis.
A Field Guide to North American Birders: A Parody (Apr., $10.95) by Margaret Harmon is filled with full-feathered foolishness.
The Black American Princess: The Best and Nothing Less (May, $10.95) by Ginger Wilson, Kalyn Johnson, Tracey Lewis and Karla Lightfoot takes a satirical look at the pampered girls of the black social elite.
Reprint: I Rant, Therefore I Am (June, $11.95) by Dennis Miller.
Your Computer Thinks You're an Idiot (Mar., $6.99) by Randy Glasbergen looks at how computers seem to have minds of their own. 30,000 first printing.
So, You're Having a Baby (Mar., $6.99) by Fred Sahner lampoons the ups and downs of pregnancy.
The Worst-Case Scenario Traveler's Handbook (May, $14.95) by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht explains how to survive travel emergencies including plane crashes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and more.
DUCKWORTH (dist. by IPM)
The Law Is a Ass: An Illustrated Collection of Legal Quotations (Apr., $14.95) by Ronald Irving compiles humorous quotes about the law.
Etiquette for Outlaws (May, $14) by Rob Cohen and David Wollock is a tongue-in-cheek guide teaching how to smoke, drink, talk and ride a motorcycle with style and providing insider info from rock stars, porn stars, Hell's Angels and others. 20,000 first printing.
Esquire's Things a Man Should Know About Sex (June, $10) by Ted Allen, Scott Omelianuk and Esquire editors offers advice and cautionary tales.
Reprint: My Goodness: A Cynic's Short-lived Search for Sainthood (July, $12.95) by J Queenan.
Bordello Tales (Apr., $14.95) by Jo Foxworth tells stories of the fin de siÃ¨cle American madams who knew how to run a business before it was the thing for women to do.
The O'BRIEN PRESS (dist. by IPG)
The Wit of Oscar Wilde (July, $9.95) by Sean McCann collects quotes from Wilde's plays, novels and witty bon mots.
Simpsons Comics Royale: A Super-Sized Soiree (Mar., $14.95) by Matt Gr ning celebrates the TV show with all-new stories plus commentary from the author/creator. 75,000 first printing. Advertising.
Cool Dead People (Apr., $11) by Jane O'Boyle collects obituaries celebrating little-known people who led remarkable lives.
Pride and Promiscuity: The Lost Sex Scenes of Jane Austen (Apr., $12) by David Auburn and Arielle Eckstut. In this parody, lost manuscript pages of Austen's novel plus shocking letters to her sister and publisher are discovered. Author publicity.
Maxine: Yelling It Like It Is (Apr., $9.95) by Maxine features the star of Hallmark's Crabby Road cartoon panel. 75,000 first printing.
Longhorns and Short Tales (Mar., $9.95) by Kristene Newcomb and Fred Balmer shows Texas longhorn cattle as celebrated in cartoons. Advertising. Author publicity.
TEN SPEED PRESS
From Voodoo to Viagra: The Magic of Medicine: 37 Uplifting Essays from a Doctor's Bag of Tricks (June, $11.95) by Oscar London, M.D., pokes fun at the serious and sometimes outrageous world of medicine.
Reprint: What the World Needs Now: A Resource Book for Daydreamers, Frustrated Inventors, Cranks, Efficiency Experts, Utopians, Gadgeteers, Tinkerers, and Just About Everybody Else (Mar., $12.95) by Steven M. Johnson.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
God Save the Sweet Potato Queens (Mar., $12.95) by Jill Conner Browne. The Sweet Potato Queens are back with more advice and recipes. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 16-city author tour.
Kiss-Off Letters to Men (May, $9.95) by Erica Dankoff and Muara Johnston provides brutal letters that distraught girlfriends and women scorned can use for dumping the dud.
Last Trout in Venice: How I Drank the Water in the Grand Canal... and Lived to Do Other Crazy Things Around the World (Apr., $14.95) by Doug Lansky gathers adventurous and wacky travel essays.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Jokes: Philosophical Thoughts on Joking Matters (May, $9) by Ted Cohen analyzes the successful joke.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
City Watch: Discovering the Uncommon Chicago (May, $19.95) by Jon Anderson, the Chicago Tribune columnist, reveals the amusing and unexpected characters that define the city's local color.
The Fabulous Saga of Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor (Aug., $12.95) by William Hazlett Upson collects out-of-print humorous stories about Earthworm tractor salesman Botts.
Truer Than True Romance (June, $19.95) by Jeanne Martinet takes romance comics from the 1950s through the '70s.
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Launch the Spring 2001 Book List Index
Volume 247 Issue 4 01/22/2001